Visionary Art as Spiritual Practice
My body is a vessel for the unseen spirits to become seen. What comes through in a piece of artwork is a new creation, having been birthed into the physical world from a place of mystery, potential, and spirit. While in the process of making visionary art I feel as if I am opening a portal into the divine soul of God Herself. Taking a small drink from her wells, the fiery waters below and the celestial waters above.
In the altered state of making art an invisible spirit is flowing through me as the medium and not from me. The process is an act of creation, a calling to share a part of the divine soul. Technique is less important compared to the process of opening my heart to what desires to come through. Painting is my wordless song to the gods, a way of illustrating landscapes of the mystery.
Visionaries, mystics, artists, poets, witches, and healers tap into this honeyed trance to bring the sexual life force of creation into our ‘garden of earthly delights.’ Here I explore art, trance, altered states of consciousness, time, dreaming, myth, nature, prayer, meditation, witchcraft, deity, spirit, and anything else that flows through my artist’s soul.